Seoul articles

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Here's more evidence that the unfinished café look is taking over Airspace

Seoul – Studio Unravel's yyyyynnn Café celebrates the rawness and unpredictability of materials, in direct opposition to the clean look of Airspace.

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Hyundai’s fintech workspace blends the highly digital with the highly human

Seoul – As Hyundai Card evolves into an increasingly digital service, Gensler provides a new workplace that links it to a traditional focus on employee creativity. 

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AMO’s curated Hyundai showroom trumps the traditional sales floor

Seoul – In Seoul, AMO’s unconventional car showroom keeps the eye on the prize with a spatial approach that is both high-touch and exhibition-like.

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In Seoul, this five-storey residential project breaks all the rules

Seoul – A residential project by STPMJ architects reveals an unconventional way of building homes in dense areas of South Korea.

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A co-working space in South Korea gets culture-specific

Seoul – Seoul-based Station Neo, designed by Atelier Archi@Mosphere, was conceived when the particularities of the local culture in mind.

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A 90s house in Seoul gets a colourful update

Seoul – Daniel Valle Architects brought a typical 90s dwelling straight into the present with a process that mirrored the history of the neighbourhood. 

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Kenzo presents a fashion-forward façade to win over shoppers in Seoul

Seoul, South Korea – Multidisciplinary design studio Rafael de Cárdenas created a new storefront for Kenzo’s Gangnam flagship taking inspiration from the fashion trade.

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Designed for intimate discovery, OMA’s Hyundai showroom is spatial marketing

Seoul, South Korea – With its ‘sumptuously spartan’ store concept, OMA / AMO redefines the traditional car dealership with the Genesis Gangnam showroom.

 

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Obstacle, spectacle – Vavas uses a sculptural display to bridge and divide

SEOUL – The Vavas eyewear store in Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam District, gives centre stage to a display object that’s both rough boulder and sleek stainless steel.

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Suspend your disbelief: WGNB designs on the ceiling

Seoul – WGNB clears the floor with a display system that draws inspiration from an Asian lottery game for a minimalist multi-brand store.

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Migliore+Servetto’s artistry in architecture for Max Mara Coats!

Seoul – Migliore + Servetto Architects designs an immersive set up for Max Mara’s fifth retrospect exhibition at Dongdaemun Design Plaza.

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Snarkitecture inverts its approach for Cos in its current collaboration with the fashion brand

Seoul – From Gana Art Center, Alex Mustonen – one half of Snarkitecture – discusses the impact of physically engaging installations in this day and age.